Marymount California University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,134
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$35,925
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.03%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
647
94.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
23.1%
78 Graduates

About

Marymount California University is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Marymount California University were General Business Administration & Management (65 degrees awarded), General Psychology (44 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (40 degrees).

In 2019, 301 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Marymount California University. 51.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (120 degrees), 1.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (72 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount California University is $34,134, which is $6,854 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Marymount California University is $34,134, which is $6,854 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,925.

In 2019, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,134
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Marymount California University was $34,134. The cost of tuition at Marymount California University is $6,854 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$35,925
2019 Value
24%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Marymount California University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,925. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Marymount California University grew by 24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,402
Room and Board
$1,828
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Marymount California University was of $13,402 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,828. The cost of room and board increased by 0.957% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
57%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Marymount California University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.03%
2017 Default Rate
16
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Marymount California University was 5.03%, which represents 16 out of the 318 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Marymount California University has a total enrollment of 647 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount California University is 612 students and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 94.6% of students enrolled at Marymount California University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Marymount California University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43% Hispanic or Latino, 21.3% White, 6.8% Black or African American, 5.56% Two or More Races, 4.64% Asian, 0.309% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Marymount California University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (25.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (17.7%) and White Male (10.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (19.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.2%) and White Male (19.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Marymount California University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 647 students. The full-time enrollment at Marymount California University is 612 and the part-time enrollment is 35. This means that 94.6% of students enrolled at Marymount California University are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Marymount California University was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Marymount California University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    278
  2. White
    138
  3. Black or African American
    44

The enrolled student population at Marymount California University is 43% Hispanic or Latino, 21.3% White, 6.8% Black or African American, 5.56% Two or More Races, 4.64% Asian, 0.309% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.155% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 18 students (2.78%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 7 more women than men received degrees from Marymount California University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino (120 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (72 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Marymount California University is General Business Administration & Management (65 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (44 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (40 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Marymount California University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (130 degrees), and Protective Services (19 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Accountants & auditors (1,021,058 people), Other managers (860,646 people), Financial managers (528,294 people), Chief executives & legislators (418,211 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (368,394 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Psychology (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (130 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Business (81 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Dentists, Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Psychology (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (130 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Business (81 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Elementary & secondary schools (1,053,424 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (630,158 people), Computer Systems Design (579,298 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (553,379 people), and Banking & related activities (541,261 people).

The most specialized majors at Marymount California University are Psychology (47 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (130 degrees), Protective Services (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Business (81 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Marymount California University.
Most Common
  1. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 40 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Marymount California University was General Business Administration & Management with 65 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

147
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
154
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 147 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount California University, which is 0.955 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (154).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Marymount California University in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.915 times less than the 47 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 47 degrees were awarded to women at Marymount California University in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.09 times more than the 43 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 13% of students graduating from Marymount California University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Marymount California University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.13% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    120 degrees awarded
  2. White
    72 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    22 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino (120 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (72 degrees).

6.64% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    70 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    50 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Marymount California University is hispanic or latino female (70 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (50 degrees).

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Operations

Marymount California University has an endowment valued at nearly $12.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $659k (5.09%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Marymount California University had a total salary expenditure of $23.5M. Marymount California University employs 14 Professors, 12 Associate professors, and 5 Assistant professors. Most academics at Marymount California University are Male Professors (9), Female Associate professors(7), and Female Professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount California University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 22 employees, Management, with 14 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.9M
2019 Endowment
4.68%
growth from 2018

Marymount California University has an endowment valued at about $12.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Marymount California University grew 4.68% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $27.8M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Marymount California University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.64M
2019 Salaries
13.4%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Marymount California University paid a median of $8.64M in salaries, which represents 36.7% of their overall expenditure ($23.5M) and a 13.4% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 31.1% decline from 2017 and a 9.3% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.18M
Instructional Salaries
31
Number of Employees

In 2019, Marymount California University paid a total of $2.18M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Marymount California University were Professor with 14 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 5 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Marymount California University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees; Management with 14 employees; and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Marymount California University was Male Professor with 9 employees, Female Associate professor with 7 employees, and Female Professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Marymount California University.

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